Daily Gains Letter » John Whitefoot https://www.dailygainsletter.com Mon, 11 May 2015 09:31:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.15 Did U.S. National Soccer Coach Jurgen Klinsmann Cost U.S. Economy $50.0 Billion? https://www.dailygainsletter.com/economy/u-s-national-soccer-coach-jurgen-klinsmann-cost-us-economy-50-billion/3229/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/economy/u-s-national-soccer-coach-jurgen-klinsmann-cost-us-economy-50-billion/3229/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:00:38 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Economy]]> <![CDATA[U.S. economy]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3229 <![CDATA[

Jurgen Klinsmann Brings U.S. Economy to a Screeching HaltJune 26 was a big day in U.S. soccer. Not just because we faced the Germans in a World Cup match that determined (in a roundabout way) whether or not we made it to the knockout round, but because Jurgen ... Read More

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What’s Really Behind the Headlines for May’s Surging Home Sales https://www.dailygainsletter.com/real-estate/whats-really-behind-the-headlines-for-mays-surging-home-sales/3214/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/real-estate/whats-really-behind-the-headlines-for-mays-surging-home-sales/3214/#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 08:04:45 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Real Estate]]> <![CDATA[first-time homebuyers]]> <![CDATA[home prices]]> <![CDATA[home sales]]> <![CDATA[housing market]]> <![CDATA[U.S. economy]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3214 <![CDATA[

The Truth Behind May's Stellar Home Sales HeadlinesJudging by all the headlines alone, you’d conclude that the U.S. housing market is in full recovery mode (it isn’t) and that the U.S. economy is heading in the right direction (it’s not).

In response to existing-home sales data, USA ... Read More

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Student Debt on Course to Sink America’s Economy; Here’s How to Profit https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/student-debt-on-course-to-sink-americas-economy-heres-how-to-profit/3143/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/student-debt-on-course-to-sink-americas-economy-heres-how-to-profit/3143/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:09:05 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Investment Strategy]]> <![CDATA[economic recovery]]> <![CDATA[ETF]]> <![CDATA[inflation]]> <![CDATA[student debt]]> <![CDATA[U.S. economy]]> <![CDATA[underemployment rate]]> <![CDATA[unemployment rate]]> <![CDATA[Wall Street]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3143 <![CDATA[

How to Protect Your Portfolio Coming Domino Effect Student DebtIn April, the unemployment rate dropped to 6.3%—its lowest level since 2008. While Wall Street and Capitol Hill might be giving each other high-fives, there is still plenty left to lament.

At 12.3%, the U.S. underemployment rate is still eye-wateringly ... Read More

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Three Ways to Combat a “Recovery” That Even the Fed Says https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/three-ways-to-combat-a-recovery-that-even-the-fed-says/2930/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/three-ways-to-combat-a-recovery-that-even-the-fed-says/2930/#comments Wed, 02 Apr 2014 06:28:24 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Investment Strategy]]> <![CDATA[bull market]]> <![CDATA[Dow Jones Industrial Average]]> <![CDATA[economic growth]]> <![CDATA[Federal Reserve]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[Janet Yellen]]> <![CDATA[jobs market]]> <![CDATA[key stock indices]]> <![CDATA[Main Street]]> <![CDATA[NASDAQ]]> <![CDATA[recession]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[stock market]]> <![CDATA[unemployment rate]]> <![CDATA[Wall Street]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2930 <![CDATA[

Federal ReserveFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen confirmed what we’ve been espousing in these pages for the last couple of years—that the so-called recovery feels an awful lot like a recession for most Americans.

Addressing a crowd in Chicago, the head of ... Read More

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Double-Digit Gain or 30% Crash: How to Profit from S&P 500 No Matter Where It Goes https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/is-the-sp-500-headed-for-a-double-digit-gain-or-30-crash/2925/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/is-the-sp-500-headed-for-a-double-digit-gain-or-30-crash/2925/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 06:05:03 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Investment Strategy]]> <![CDATA[bull market]]> <![CDATA[China]]> <![CDATA[deflation]]> <![CDATA[earnings]]> <![CDATA[economic indicators]]> <![CDATA[ETF]]> <![CDATA[GDP]]> <![CDATA[investor sentiment]]> <![CDATA[risk]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[U.S. dollar]]> <![CDATA[U.S. economy]]> <![CDATA[Wall Street]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2925 <![CDATA[

Profit from S&P 500After a miserable winter of weak economic indicators (which were mostly blamed on the weather), the warmer spring weather will be a godsend for Wall Street. Unless, of course, there’s more holding the U.S. economy back than cold winds and ... Read More

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How to Turn Disappointing Housing Data into Greater Returns https://www.dailygainsletter.com/real-estate/how-to-turn-disappointing-housing-data-into-greater-returns/2921/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/real-estate/how-to-turn-disappointing-housing-data-into-greater-returns/2921/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:04:31 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Real Estate]]> <![CDATA[economic indicators]]> <![CDATA[housing market]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2921 <![CDATA[

Disappointing Housing DataSince the beginning of 2012, the U.S. housing market has been considered one of the bright spots in an otherwise uneven economic environment. Between 2007 and the end of 2011, the U.S. housing market fell 33%—since then, it has rebounded, ... Read More

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Three Silver Plays That Can Weather a Short-Term Downturn https://www.dailygainsletter.com/precious-metals/three-silver-plays-that-can-weather-a-short-term-downturn/2910/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/precious-metals/three-silver-plays-that-can-weather-a-short-term-downturn/2910/#comments Thu, 27 Mar 2014 06:12:05 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Precious Metals]]> <![CDATA[consumer confidence]]> <![CDATA[ETF]]> <![CDATA[Federal Reserve]]> <![CDATA[global economy]]> <![CDATA[gold prices]]> <![CDATA[inflation]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[monetary policy]]> <![CDATA[portfolio]]> <![CDATA[precious metals]]> <![CDATA[quantitative easing]]> <![CDATA[silver]]> <![CDATA[silver prices]]> <![CDATA[U.S. economy]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2910 <![CDATA[

Three Silver PlaysTechnically, the Federal Reserve’s job is to oversee the monetary policy (short-term interest rates) of the world’s biggest economy. Obviously, it does, but it’s also important to remember that its opinion and carefully chosen words also have a major impact ... Read More

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Should You Be Prepared for a Bullish Run in Gold Bullion? https://www.dailygainsletter.com/precious-metals/should-you-be-prepared-for-a-bullish-run-in-gold-bullion/2900/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/precious-metals/should-you-be-prepared-for-a-bullish-run-in-gold-bullion/2900/#comments Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:08:33 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Precious Metals]]> <![CDATA[earnings]]> <![CDATA[earnings guidance]]> <![CDATA[economic indicator]]> <![CDATA[ETF]]> <![CDATA[Federal Reserve]]> <![CDATA[gold bullion]]> <![CDATA[gold bullion prices]]> <![CDATA[inflation]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[Janet Yellen]]> <![CDATA[monetary policy]]> <![CDATA[precious metal]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[share repurchase]]> <![CDATA[U.S. economy]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2900 <![CDATA[

Bullish Run in Gold BullionAfter 12 years, gold bullion’s glorious bull run ended with a thud in 2013, retracing 30% and locking in the biggest annual decline since 1981. Many speculate that gold bullion prices melted in 2013 as investors tried to figure ... Read More

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Three Stocks to Profit from New and Old Cars Alike https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/three-stocks-to-profit-from-new-and-old-cars-alike/2889/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/investment-strategy/three-stocks-to-profit-from-new-and-old-cars-alike/2889/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 06:10:37 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Investment Strategy]]> <![CDATA[auto sales]]> <![CDATA[corporate earnings]]> <![CDATA[Detroit]]> <![CDATA[Dow Jones]]> <![CDATA[economic growth]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[retail sector]]> <![CDATA[unemployment rate]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2889 <![CDATA[

Stocks to Profit from New and Old CarsSpring is finally here, but that certainly doesn’t mean corporate America will cease to use the cold weather as an excuse for abysmal corporate earnings. Throw a dart at any sector, and you’ll find CEOs blaming the weather in some ... Read More

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What’s Handicapping First-Time Homebuyers? https://www.dailygainsletter.com/real-estate/whats-handicapping-first-time-homebuyers/2882/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/real-estate/whats-handicapping-first-time-homebuyers/2882/#comments Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:03:25 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Real Estate]]> <![CDATA[economic growth]]> <![CDATA[Federal Reserve]]> <![CDATA[first-time homebuyers]]> <![CDATA[housing market]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[jobs growth]]> <![CDATA[real estate]]> <![CDATA[student debt]]> <![CDATA[U.S. economy]]> <![CDATA[U.S. housing market]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2882 <![CDATA[

First-Time HomebuyersFor months and months now we’ve been pointing to seemingly obvious economic data to prove that the U.S. housing market is in trouble because of the weak U.S. economy. Those in the “know”—economists and the real estate board—have been waxing ... Read More

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